Best Places to Live in New Mexico

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Mexico by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in New Mexico is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Mexico has a population of 2,085,287 and a population density of 17.1. The capital city is Santa Fe and the largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Mayhill, NMPopulation: 8985FA+A+A+A+BA
2Mesilla, NMPopulation: 2,14183BCA+ABB+A
3La Huerta, NMPopulation: 1,23083D+BA+ABB+A
4Sandia Heights, NMPopulation: 3,44482D+FA+A+AA+B
5Chupadero, NMPopulation: 22482FAA+A+B+A+C
6San Antonito, NMPopulation: 1,01382FAA+A+BBB
7West Hammond, NMPopulation: 2,80281CA+A+B+ABC
8Cedar Crest, NMPopulation: 1,34681FAA+AB+BB
9La Cueva, NMPopulation: 9081FAA+A+A+B+C+
10Sausal, NMPopulation: 1,04281C+AA+ACC+B
11CaƱada de los Alamos, NMPopulation: 43680A+AB+CCB+C
12Las Palomas, NMPopulation: 8980FA+AA+BAB+
13San Pedro, NMPopulation: 9180B+AC+A+BBD+
14Luna, NMPopulation: 13780FBA+A+BAB
15Conchas Dam, NMPopulation: 19979FA+B+A+ABB
16Tijeras, NMPopulation: 39779CAB+B+C+BB
17Paradise Hills, NMPopulation: 4,62879B+BB+ABBC
18Alamogordo, NMPopulation: 30,54479BA+BBCCA
19Corrales, NMPopulation: 8,34079D+FA+A+B+AC
20White Rock, NMPopulation: 5,69079DD+A+A+AB+C+
21Ruidoso, NMPopulation: 8,05579A+ACB+C+BC+
22White Signal, NMPopulation: 24279FA+A+A+BAB+
23Twin Forks, NMPopulation: 21779FA+BAABA
24Los Cerrillos, NMPopulation: 8179FAA+A+B+BC
25Lamy, NMPopulation: 28678FAA+BBA+C
26Las Cruces, NMPopulation: 97,39378AA+DBCC+A
27North Hobbs, NMPopulation: 5,29378AAC+C+BBC+
28Cloudcroft, NMPopulation: 66978BAD+ACBA
29Kingston, NMPopulation: 17278FA+A+C+BA+B+
30Bosque Farms, NMPopulation: 3,90478DC+A+AC+BB
31Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NMPopulation: 6,02178BDA+B+BAC
32Garfield, NMPopulation: 16477FA+AABBB+
33Placitas, NMPopulation: 5,49177FDA+A+B+AB
34Valencia, NMPopulation: 2,34477CA+A+C+CC+B
35Waterflow, NMPopulation: 1,30877FA+A+B+BBC
36Sandia Knolls, NMPopulation: 2,07977FBA+A+B+BD+
37Cedro, NMPopulation: 38077FAAA+BBB
38Indian Hills, NMPopulation: 1,33177A+A+ACD+D+D+
39Peralta, NMPopulation: 3,64777FA+AB+C+C+B
40Ponderosa Pine, NMPopulation: 1,04677FDA+A+BAB
41Pojoaque, NMPopulation: 2,07577DA+A+BC+CC+
42Sandia Park, NMPopulation: 18377FAB+B+C+B+B
43Jaconita, NMPopulation: 29077C+CA+ACB+C+
44Capitan, NMPopulation: 1,57477FA+A+BCCC+
45Fairacres, NMPopulation: 71677D+ACBC+BA
46Cedar Grove, NMPopulation: 79877FABA+B+B+D+
47Cannon AFB, NMPopulation: 2,58676DA+A+A+CCB
48Edgewood, NMPopulation: 3,73076CB+AAC+BD+
49Spencerville, NMPopulation: 1,32276FAA+BB+C+C
50Arenas Valley, NMPopulation: 1,42276FA+A+AC+D+B+
51Arroyo Hondo, NMPopulation: 20376FAA+AC+AD
52Las Maravillas, NMPopulation: 1,85576FAA+BBC+B
53Holloman AFB, NMPopulation: 3,58576FA+A+A+CCB+
54Radium Springs, NMPopulation: 1,45176FA+A+C+BC+A
55El Rancho, NMPopulation: 1,05576FCA+B+BB+C+
56Albuquerque, NMPopulation: 545,08376A+B+FB+C+BB
57Tesuque, NMPopulation: 97976FFA+AAA+C
58La Mesilla, NMPopulation: 1,83676FC+A+B+BBC+
59Logan, NMPopulation: 1,11176DA+A+BD+CB
60La Hacienda, NMPopulation: 25476A+AFD+D+BB+
61Aztec, NMPopulation: 6,73676BAC+BCBC
62Rosedale, NMPopulation: 19176B+ADBD+BB+
63El Valle de Arroyo Seco, NMPopulation: 1,16075FAA+BCBC+
64Weed, NMPopulation: 3775FA+A+A+D+CA
65University Park, NMPopulation: 3,45375BA+A+AFCA
66Chical, NMPopulation: 7075FAA+A+ACB
67Los Lunas, NMPopulation: 14,73175C+AD+BC+C+B
68Caballo, NMPopulation: 2975FA+A+A+D+CB+
69Jemez Springs, NMPopulation: 25575DCBA+BB+C+
70Newkirk, NMPopulation: 3575FA+A+A+D+CB
71Tularosa, NMPopulation: 2,86575D+A+B+BDD+B+
72Agua Fria, NMPopulation: 3,08175B+AAD+D+BC
73Mimbres, NMPopulation: 63475FA+D+A+BC+B+
74Arroyo Seco, NMPopulation: 1,78575CDA+ACAD
75Cuyamungue Grant, NMPopulation: 12175FDA+A+AAC+
76Atoka, NMPopulation: 1,13975FA+A+DBCA
77Questa, NMPopulation: 1,66075D+A+A+BDCD
78Clovis, NMPopulation: 37,53875AA+FC+CCB
79North Valley, NMPopulation: 11,57575C+BC+C+CBB
80La Villita, NMPopulation: 1,55075FC+A+BBBC+
81City of the Sun, NMPopulation: 3575FAA+A+D+CB+
82Elephant Butte, NMPopulation: 1,18974FA+A+C+D+C+B+
83Hillsboro, NMPopulation: 11074DA+CCB+BB+
84Chili, NMPopulation: 1,05274FAA+BBCC+
85Chamizal, NMPopulation: 4674FA+A+A+D+CB
86Bayard, NMPopulation: 2,73474D+A+A+CD+DB+
87Luis Lopez, NMPopulation: 16374FAC+ACAB+
88El Cerro, NMPopulation: 3,42274FB+A+B+C+BB
89Nambe, NMPopulation: 2,06274FC+A+BCBC+
90Boles Acres, NMPopulation: 2,35774FA+A+B+CCA
91Sedillo, NMPopulation: 78474FDA+A+AAD+
92Eunice, NMPopulation: 2,91674FA+BD+BD+A
93Carnuel, NMPopulation: 1,01674FB+A+C+CBB
94Carlsbad, NMPopulation: 26,15874BA+FC+CD+A
95Tome, NMPopulation: 1,14374FA+A+C+D+CB
96San Cristobal, NMPopulation: 15274FAAACAD
97High Rolls, NMPopulation: 74274FC+C+B+CB+A
98Hot Springs Landing, NMPopulation: 12574FA+A+BFBB+
99Eldorado at Santa Fe, NMPopulation: 6,14074FFA+A+BAC
100Flora Vista, NMPopulation: 2,59474FB+A+C+BBC
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